Weekend Wrap Up – August 25-26, 2018

Weekend Wrap Up – August 25-26, 2018
August 24, 2018 Amber Rohal

The Weekend Wrap Up is your weekly resource for everything family-friendly happening in your area. Spend this gorgeous weekend with your favourite people in your favourite neighbourhoods! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you are looking for a fun activity to do with the family, Home Depot has a great workshop for kids that will teach them about building. Kids can learn how to build their very own fishing game out of wood. Happening at Home Depot stores in Oakville and Hamilton

 

Let your kids explore their creativity at the Michaels Kids Club. Choose from two projects designed specifically for your little maker’s age range. $2, ages 3-8 or $5, ages 6+, supplies are included. This week you’re making Kawaii Canvas Prints!

 

Your kids can build 21st-century literacies this summer with Burlington Public Library’s Maker Buddies program. Through fun hands-on activities led by trained teen volunteers, kids investigate different STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) concepts each week in a supportive small group environment. Sessions are drop-in with limited spaces available.

 

Feed Your Passion for BUILDING What can you build? Come and create during drop-in Library LEGO! Children 5 and under must bring an adult. All ages.

 

Drop-in to any Burlington Public Library branch to celebrate all the new adventures you’ve had this summer, and maybe have a few more. Family-friendly games, crafts, and activities. Drop in. All ages.

 

Bring your little literature fan to the library for Story Time. 10:00 at Alton, or 10:30 at Central.

 

Grab the popcorn! It’s Family Favourites Movie time at Cineplex. For only $2.99 a person, you can take the fam to watch that loveable bear Paddington.

 

The Winona Peach Festival has something for every age group! Midway rides & games, Arts & Crafts, “Peach of a Car Show”, Commercial Exhibits, free entertainment stage with children’s programs, a huge food court with crepes, cobbler and the famous Peach Sundae (plus gluten free, dairy free options)! Relax with great music in the evenings.

 

It’s Sat-ART-day at Alton library. Grab your friends and family and create some art using supplies from our Loose Parts table.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Burlington Art Gallery Open StudioThe Art Gallery of Burington is a favourite spot of ours, especially on Sundays when they open up their Creative Hub for a free, drop-in creative arts class. Kids use all mediums to create mini-masterpieces, and volunteer artisans are there to help guide and support.

 

 

 

 

 

JOIN US for the first author reading of Water Only Please! Written by Camilla Aviss and illustrated by Burlington Central High School graduates Amy Crosby and Michelle Chen. This event is free and includes story time for families, playtime with the Imagination Playground, and visits with Paws for Reading dogs from St John Ambulance.

 

 

 

 

Get Back to Nature with a free, guided hike with the Royal Botanical Gardens. Each week there is a new meeting place, and a new path to explore.

 

Join Fit in the Core every Sunday outside City Hall from featuring a different class & instructor each week from our downtown fitness providers! This week take part in Slow Flow Vinyasa with 7th Wave Yoga.

 

Community Mindfulness Burlington is inviting residents to a series of free drop-in mindfulness sessions in Burlington parks in July and August. The mindfulness sessions are led by volunteers from Community Mindfulness Burlington.

 

The Winona Peach Festival has something for every age group! Midway rides & games, Arts & Crafts, “Peach of a Car Show”, Commercial Exhibits, free entertainment stage with children’s programs, a huge food court with crepes, cobbler and the famous Peach Sundae (plus gluten free, dairy free options)! Relax with great music in the evenings.

 

 

Have a blast this weekend, and remember, if you found a new family event because of Active Parents, tell your friends about our page! And tag your pictures with #thingstodoinburlon and #activeparentsca to be featured on our social media! We owe the success of this great site to YOU!

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